Category Archives: Member Information

iMVR Presents Virtual Reality to Hamilton Chapter

At yesterday’s meeting the team at iMVR presented the latest training technology based on virtual reality.  Vickie DeVos, Harry Yoo, and James Wong offered demonstrations, information, and options for carriers and trainers to improve their training programs using this latest technology. You can learn more about iMVR at www.imvr.ca.

About the Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council is part of the Fleet Safety Council of Ontario and promotes safety within the workplace and transportation industry. To learn more about the Chapter visit their website at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com

John Oldfield talks Transportation Contracts

John Oldfield of Dalton Timmis Insurance recently discussed the importance of understanding your transportation contracts. Here is a piece of the presentation. Join us for our next meeting on January 31, 2019.

About the Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council is part of the Fleet Safety Council of Ontario and promotes safety within the workplace and transportation industry. To learn more about the Chapter visit their website at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com

The video was created The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers.

Should you represent yourself in court?

Jodi Burness talks about the importance of knowing how the court of law works before trying to represent yourself in court. The video was created The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers. This presentation was from Jodi’s presentation on legal compliance for carriers. You can learn more about Burness Paralegal Services at www.burnessparalegal.com

About the Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council is part of the Fleet Safety Council of Ontario and promotes safety within the workplace and transportation industry. To learn more about the Chapter visit their website at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com

Keep Your Records Up To Date says Jodi Burness

Jodi Burness of Burness Paralegal Services outlined in a recent presentation that maintenance records can be a real stumbling block for carriers in a court of law. She offers some tips in this video from the presentation. You can learn more about Burness Paralegal at www.burnessparalegal.com

Video produced by The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers. learn more about the podcast at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com

About the Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council is part of the Fleet Safety Council of Ontario and promotes safety within the workplace and transportation industry. To learn more about the Chapter visit their website at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com

Jodi Burness Outlines Distracted Driving Changes for Jan 2019

Jodi Burness of Burness Paralegal Services outlines the changes happening to the distracted driving laws in Ontario and how they will affect drivers. You can learn more about Burness Paralegal Services at www.burnessparalegal.com . This presentation was taken from a recent presentation by Burness in November 2018.

About the Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council is part of the Fleet Safety Council of Ontario and promotes safety within the workplace and transportation industry. To learn more about the Chapter visit their website at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com

John Oldfield talks Transportation Contracts at HFSC November Meeting

John Oldfield of Dalton Timmis Insurance will be our guest at the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council meeting on November 27th, 2018 in Grimsby Ontario talking about the pitfalls of transportation contracts and what to look out for. Join us for the meeting which will start at 9:00am.

Johnny Oldfield

About the Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council is part of the Fleet Safety Council of Ontario and promotes safety within the workplace and transportation industry. To learn more about the Chapter visit their website at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com

Jodi Burness Presents Legal Principles for Transport Companies at October Meeting

Jodi Burness of Burness Paralegal Services presented an informative presentation today on the legal aspects of trucking and keeping your fleet in good shape. The October meeting was completely full  and the engaged crowd asked many question about the presentation. If you are a member you can view the presentation on our Presentations Page. You can learn more about Burness Paralegal at www.burnessparalegal.com

Burness Paralegal presentationMembers can view the presentation
here in PDF Format.

 

Join us for our next meeting on November 29th when John Oldfield will be presenting on shipping contracts.

About the Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council is part of the Fleet Safety Council of Ontario and promotes safety within the workplace and transportation industry. To learn more about the Chapter visit their website at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com

Vickie deVos Launches iMVR at Annual Conference

Our own Vickie deVos of Fleet-Tax Services has launched a new venture in addition to her current company called iMVR.  The new company offers virtual reality training for the transportation industry allowing for more engaged training for drivers and safety trainers.  You can learn more about iMVR on their website at www.imvr.ca and you can learn more about the training through the video below. Congratulations to Vickie and her team on their new venture.

Virtual Training from iMVR at www.imvr.ca

DriverCheck Presents on Cannabis in the Workplace

DriverCheck’s Chris Wilkinson presented on drugs and alcohol in the workplace and important information for the safety of with upcoming legalization of Cannabis on October 17th. If you would like to learn more about protecting the workers in your workplace please visit www.drivercheck.ca. For those members that missed the presentation you can find an overview and meeting minutes on our meeting minutes page on the website. Below are some documents to with information on dealing with workplace policies.

Fleet Safety Council 26th Conference

Ontario Human Rights Commissions Policy on drug and alcohol testing_revised_2016_-3

Canadian Human Rights Commission’s Policy on Alcohol and Drug Testing, 2009-1 copy

Join us October 25th as our speaker will be Jodi Burness, Burness Paralegal Services:  presenting on Top Principles that Fleets Need to Know.

About the Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council is part of the Fleet Safety Council of Ontario and promotes safety within the workplace and transportation industry. To learn more about the Chapter visit their website at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com

Hamilton Fleet Safety Council Chapter Receives Certificate for Special Olympic Support

The Hamilton Fleet Safety Council  supports causes close to their heart and one of those causes is the Special Olympics. With many of the members of the Hamilton Chapter they chose the Truck Convoy for Special Olympics as this years charity by sponsoring a silver level sponsorship. The convoy raised over $75,000 for athletes of the Special Olympics. Thank you Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council for your support. You can learn more about the convoy at www.truckconvoy.ca

Truck Convoy Certificate